Mala onda has ratings and 82 reviews. Carlos said: Libro simple (quizás demasiado) y rápido de leer. Vidas de gente acomodada en lugares. Encerrado en su universo de datos sísmicos, libros científicos y catástrofes naturales, se protege .. I read The Movies of My Life by Alberto Fuguet yesterday. Empieza a leer los mejores libros y ebooks en megustaleer.

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Perhaps a he caused a terrible accident and has been guil So I wasn’t too crazy about this one. A more realistic title would be the “years of my life” and his s Alberto Fuguet goes out of his way to alienate his reader, which made me wonder why he thought a reader would care enough to read his memoir.

I loved the first person narrative, the Chilean slang, the Santiago setting with which I was so familiar, and the many 80s pop culture references, which highlighted the fact that this focus on “me” was not solely a Chilean malady.

Interesting take on growing up in the USA as the child of immigrants and then living the life of an immigrant in the parent’s homeland later in life. No puedo verlo pero lo imagino sonriente, satisfecho, mientras coordina entrevistas. This is a novel about a native-born Chilean who grew up in Los Angeles and then moved back to Chile. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Perhaps a he caused a terrible accident and has been guilt stricken ever since. Using the films he saw as a way to characterize this time in his life, the protaganist rather suddenly finds himself back in Chile, coming home to live under Augusto Pinochet’s regime.

In the end I liked it okay. Chile has major earthquakes about every five years including the Valdivia quake in that was the most powerful in recorded history a 9. Siempre espero lo peor. Tinta roja has been made into a film.


Las Películas de Mi Vida

McOndo represented popular culture while largely rejecting the use of lbiros realism in contemporary Latin American fiction. But in most cases it’s just an extra without any real significance or real meaning for the story. Usa frases breves y entusiastas. Most of the chapters are named after movies and the film in question is mentioned in the chapter. View all 5 comments.

Bildungsroman with the political background, fitting the cocaine snorting rebel kid living with an uptight family after Senior Year trip to Brazil, coming back and finding nothing but nothing-ness.

If you like dysfunctional family novels, this will probably be right up your alley. They migrate back and forth between the two countries based on the political situation aoberto Chile. Fuguet lo sabe y por eso piensa que en general sus personajes son guapos. Please help by oibros reliable sources.


Want to Read saving…. I still have on my sofa table the book ” movies you must see before you die”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you albrrto to read. Once you scratch beneath the surface, you find another Oprah’s Book Club candidate ripe for the plucking, a dysfunctional family with no qualities to make it stand out from the rest of the dysfunctional family pack so popular in today’s publishing world. The concept of t For starters I had a hard time dealing with the absurd amount of typos in the Spanish librs.

Jul 21, Silvio Curtis rated it it was ok. Matias, the Chilean Holden Caufield, is a decadent youth struggling with the phonies who surround him, all of whom, from his parents to his friends to his love interest, are more interested in themselves and their worldly pleasures than they are in what’s going on with their government. May 18, Mike Frost rated it really liked it.


Although the book is largely tedious, there is some sage advice and witty dialogue peppered in that I enjoyed. It was a fast read, mostly because it’s arranged in bite-sized chunks centered around movies, but I didn’t feel any momentum.

Perhaps there was a terrible tragedy that befell his entire family and he was the cause. Le pregunto por ese cambio. An outsider’s view might have been better.

Mala onda by Alberto Fuguet

I remember vividly the hope that many had in Allende and the tragedy of his overthrow – the disappeared and lost forever. Aug liibros, Valentina Atehortua rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I despise this kind of trickery in books, feeling as if it’s a marketing technique but clearly Fuguet needed kibros kind of trick as I am still wondering why he would feel someone would be interested in his story.

No importa que sea como contexto, porque obvio, es el contexto I do, however, appreciate how everything came together at the end. About half of those are still unseen: Nov 18, Viviana Cordero rated it it was amazing.

Trivia About Mala onda. Fuguet tiene una manera de relatar que me engancha.